Engineers’ Week Lesson Ideas

Colouring Sheets and Posters

If you’re planning lessons for Engineers’ Week 2018, the primary school challenge pack is your first port of call. It has lots of great lesson and activity ideas for all levels.

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Egg Drop Challenge

Challenge your pupils to create a structure that will safely house a raw egg as its dropped to the ground. Materials can include lollipop sticks, straws, string and sellotape!


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Photo: Twitter @MissFordesClass


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Photo: Twitter @creativeclass5



Balloon Challenge

This one requires a strong set of lungs and a lot of balloons! Challenge students to create a free standing structure using balloons and tape. The tallest structure wins!

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Boat Building Challenge

This one is a nice one for all age levels! Pupils must create a boat using a range of materials and the boat which can hold the most weights without sinking wins!

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Source: Twitter @CloughfinNS


Engineers’ Week Pack

Finally, Twinkl has offered this great pack which contains pictures, challenges, banners and certificates – making life a whole lot easier!

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